A heavyweight division affair is going to be headlining next months UFC Fight Night London card as #3 Fabricio Werdum faces #7 Alexander Volkov.
Werdum (23-7-1) enters the fight on the strength of a two bout winning streak, defeating the duo of Walt Harris and Marcin Tybura. Werdum is also a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, defeating Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 to win the strap. Werdum is going to be headlining his second straight UFC event and the Brazilian has a record of 5-1-0 in UFC main event encounters.
Volkov (29-6-0) is currently undefeated under the UFC banner, with his last bout being a TKO victory over Stefan Struve in the main event of UFC Fight Night Rotterdam. Volkov is a former Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion, defeating Rich Hale to win the belt at Bellator 84. Volkov hasn’t suffered a defeat in over two years, with that last loss coming to UFC veteran Cheick Kongo at Bellator 139.
UFC Fight Night London takes place on Saturday, March 17 from the 02 Arena in London, England with Fabricio Werdum and Stefan Struve headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which is streaming live on UFC Fight Pass.